Online Single Window Facility introduced by LDA for Construction Permits
|Reform Description||SBCA and LDA have Introduced an Online Single Window Facility for Issuing Construction Permits. Moreover, the Requirement of PT-1 Forms has also been Eliminated by KWSB and WASA
Before:Obtaining Construction Permits was a manual and cumbersome task
After: The process of Construction Permits has been simplified by automation and integration of different agencies, reducing time taken to obtain them.
|Beneficiaries||Businesses and Individuals in Construction Sector|
|Date of Implementation||03-07-2018|
|Difficulty||● Construction sector businesses had to get NOCs from all relevant agencies separately through a manual process. Much time and numerous procedures were required to get a building permit.|
|Analysis||● Keeping in view international best practices, BoI in consultation with World Bank Group (WBG) and relevant agencies in Lahore and Karachi proposed an online single window for getting construction permits in EoDB strategy (2019-2021).|
|● A single window to obtain Construction Permits has been established. It has resulted in improvement in the country’s ranking, and reduction in procedures and time in both Punjab and Sindh. Integration of departments in the Single Window facility resulted in the elimination of unnecessary processes.|
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